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Human experimentation an overview on Cold War era programs : statement of Frank C. Conahan, Assistant Comptroller General, National Security and International Affairs Division, before the Legislation and National Security Subcommittee, Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives

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  • Human beings -- Experiments.,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Experiments.,
  • Chemical warfare -- Experiments.,
  • Biological warfare -- Experiments.

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StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-NSIAD-94-266., Testimony -- GAO/T-NSIAD-94-266.
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
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Pagination11, [2] p.
Number of Pages11
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Open LibraryOL16983805M

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